English dubs have been an integral part of the way we watch anime since Astro Boy in the '60s, and today we're talking to one of the people who helps bring those dubs to life! An ADR (automated dialog replacement) director is responsible for overseeing the entire process for English dubs and works closely with actors, script writers, and audio engineers to make sure the end product is the best it can possibly be! We had the opportunity to chat with legendary ADR Director Caitlin Glass (director of Fruits Basket, Horimiya, Ouran High School Host Club, and many many more) about her career, how she got started in the industry, and some of her favorite anime in and outside of the booth!
Our next installment of the My Favorite Naruto Arc series speaks with Maile Flanagan, the English voice of Naruto! We speak with Flanagan about how Naruto's journey has changed her life, the lessons she's learned and the amazing stories of fans around the world. Hit the jump to read the interview!
The next installment features the English voice of Sasuke Uchiha himself, Yuri Lowenthal! We speak with him about what it's like going through Sasuke's journey, the special hip-hop album he helped make and much more after the jump!
In the first installment of the My Favorite Naruto Arc interview series to celebrate the anime's 20th anniversary, we speak with Giant Bomb Senior Producer and Bombcast host Jan Ochoa about the Chunin Exams arc! Hit the jump to read the interview!
In coordination with the release of ODDTAXI In the Woods, Crunchyroll News had a chance to speak with ODDTAXI director Baku Kinoshita at Crunchyroll Expo about how the mystery series came to be, his favorite movie from Satoshi Kon to the Coen Brothers and more. Hit the jump to read the interview!
There are few anime soundtracks as iconic as FLCL's — the pillows' crunchy guitars, driving bass, and infectious melodies are a huge part of why the series has such a distinct feel to it. It also marked the beginning of anime acting as a gateway to Japanese music for countless people all around the world. We were able to talk with front man Sawao Yamanaka about the band's history, how they first got featured in FLCL, and the global spread of Japanese music through anime. Hit the jump to read the interview, listen to the music, and buy newly available volumes of the soundtrack!
Following the success the director found with their original TV anime A Place Further Than the Universe, Atsuko Ishizuka has helmed her first original anime movie in Goodbye Don Glees. Check out our interview with her after the jump!
Lochie Keogh and Lucas Woodland explain how they bonded over anime and heavy music and how the two mediums inform each other.
Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO is currently in theaters giving long-standing franchise characters a whole new film to spotlight their powers and personalities. We had the opportunity to sit down with two of the lead actors and talk about how they balance three series' worth of lore while portraying characters who have truly become a part of them. Hit the jump to read!
Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO recently had its US premiere and it's taking the world by storm! Two standouts from the film were newly introduced androids Gamma 1 and Gamma 2, two androids designed with super hero level personalities and senses of justice brought to life in the English dub by actors Aleks Le and Zeno Robinson. We had the opportunity to sit down with both actors and talk about their history with the franchise and the joy of bringing life to new characters from your favorite show. Hit the jump to read!
Crunchyroll News speaks with Orange producer Yoshihiro Watanabe and ask him about the upcoming TRIGUN STAMPEDE series, the global teachings of Japanese and American animation and more!
At Crunchyroll Expo 2022, Crunchyroll News had a chance to sit down with Studio BONES president Masahiko Minami to talk about the new Mob Psycho 100 season premiering this October, why Yuzuru Tachikawa is so effective as a director, what advice he would give his younger self and much more!
What dwells in the space between spaces? Horror manga master Junji Ito sat down with Crunchyroll to talk about dead cicadas, The Liminal Zone, his latest Eisner win...and the conflict he feels between aging and the child artist that still dwells in his heart.